New risk factor for sudden death

Fish Oils Contain Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids PARIS, FRANCE. Sudden cardiac death is a common occurrence in industrialized countries. There is evidence that a high level of free fatty acids in the... Read more »

Trans-fatty acids implicated in sudden death

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON. Almost two thirds of deaths from heart disease are sudden and almost half of all heart disease deaths occur before the patient reaches the hospital. What is perhaps even more... Read more »

Fish oils protect against sudden death

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Sudden cardiac death kills about 250,000 Americans every year and half of them have no known cardiovascular disease when they are suddenly struck down. Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital... Read more »

Fish oils protect women against heart disease

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. There is ample evidence that frequent fish consumption or supplementation with fish oils markedly reduces the risk of coronary heart disease, sudden cardiac death, and heart attacks in men. Up... Read more »

Fish oils for heart health

The American Heart Association has acknowledged that the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are essential for heart health. They now recommend that people without heart disease eat... Read more »

Older people benefit from fish oils

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON. There is abundant evidence that a diet rich in fatty fish is highly protective against death from heart disease in people 65 years of age and younger. Now researchers at... Read more »

Fish oils benefit the heart

SOUTHAMPTON, UNITED KINGDOM. It is well established that populations with a high consumption of oily fish have a lower incidence of heart disease and several studies have confirmed that fish oils (eicosapentaenoic... Read more »

Fish consumption lowers heart rate

LILLE, FRANCE. There is increasing evidence that an elevated heart rate is associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death. In the Paris Prospective Study, which included more than 7700 men... Read more »

Antiarrhythmic properties of fish oils

Fish Oil and the Heart CHIETI, ITALY. Several large clinical trials have confirmed the ability of fish oils to prevent sudden cardiac death in both presumably healthy subjects as well as in... Read more »

Fish oils recommended for heart disease prevention

DALLAS, TEXAS. The American Heart Association has reviewed the benefits of regular consumption of fish and oils found in fish. The review concludes that consuming fish helps prevent cardiovascular disease including fatal... Read more »